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media player 9 comes up with the OS

by nomorecleaninstalls / April 23, 2004 3:27 AM PDT

I have a new computer on which I installed XP prof. Doing the online "windows update" I have tried installing media player 9 and when I do it comes up with the reboot (ie I have to close it down manually every time I start my PC). I tried to remove it from the area where you put programs that you want to start automatically on reboot but it wasn't listed there. Finally I did a clean install and just left media player out of the updating. Is there a way to install it without having it start up automatically??

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Re:media player 9 comes up with the OS
by Coryphaeus / April 23, 2004 3:34 AM PDT

When you install WMP9, it will open the first time you reboot so you can configure it. After you have set your audio and video preferences, close it. It shouldn't open again until you do it.

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Re:Re:media player 9 comes up with the OS
by nomorecleaninstalls / April 23, 2004 3:39 AM PDT

Thanks. That thought occurred to me as I posted, but the reassurance helps as the thought of another clean install.... Sad

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